Significant drop in Clarke Quay public order incidents since liquor sales curbs

The number of public order offences in the Clarke Quay area, which includes disorderly behaviour, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt, fell after liquor licensing hours were curtailed.
The number of public order offences in the Clarke Quay area, which includes disorderly behaviour, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt, fell after liquor licensing hours were curtailed. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - The number of public order incidents in Clarke Quay plummeted in the three years after liquor licensing hours in the area were curtailed, though numbers have crept back up again in the last year.

Public order offences in the area, which include disorderly behaviour, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt, fell from 317 in 2013 to 111 in 2016, police figures show.

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